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At CMHC, we trust you to get the job done. Since January 2019, we’ve shifted from managing people to managing work. Each employee is 100% autonomous and accountable. You can choose where you need to be and when you need to be there to meet your objectives. You’re in control of your time and are trusted to make the right decisions.

Project Manager - Change Management (Position can be located anywhere in Canada)

 

Help make a difference for Canadians. CMHC’s aspiration is that by 2030, everyone in Canada has a home that they can afford and that meets their needs. All of our programs and activities support this singular goal.

 
Be part of an inclusive workplace. Diversity and Inclusion guides everything we do at CMHC. We’re taking concrete actions to eliminate racism and embed equity into our culture, processes, programs, and policies so that they reflect the lived experiences of all Canadians.
 
 

Join the Client Solutions Team, where our partners view CMHC as the catalyst for solving housing affordability challenges. You will draw on your project and change management skills to strategize and orchestrate the delivery of key change management activities for internal and external audiences. You will build and maintain critical relationships with the broader project team, business leads, client-facing teams and internal/external stakeholders to achieve our change management objectives.


This is a temporary position of a duration of 16 months.


Responsibilities:

• Coordinating and orchestrating the internal and external change  management activities of a major IT-driven business transformation project.
• Supporting broader project planning efforts, including identifying project risks, monitoring deliverables against milestones and estimating resource requirements.
• Coordinating client feedback, including monitoring, responding to, and directing key information to relevant project personnel.
• Preparing and/or advising on change communication material for internal and external audiences.
• Producing timely project status updates and reviews, and communicating those findings to team members and senior management.
• Analyzing change management results, identifying risks and recommending necessary adjustments to project plans.

 

Minimum Qualifications:

• Undergraduate degree in a related field such as business, finance and commerce or a related discipline.
• Minimum of five years of demonstrated experience in project management and/or change management.
• Experience in conducting risk analysis and identifying appropriate contingencies.
• Experience in preparing reports and briefing materials, and delivering presentations to project leads and senior management.
• Sound analytical skills with demonstrated ability to capture and synthesize information to develop recommendations and provide advice.
• Superior written and verbal communication skills, including influencing and negotiating skills.
• Excellent people skills with the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with internal/external stakeholders.

 

Preferred Qualifications:
• Project and/or change management designations (e.g. PMP, Prosci)
• Proficiency in French would be considered a strong asset.

 

Posting closing date: Note, the competition may remain active until filled.

 

CMHC values diverse backgrounds and experience and welcomes non-Canadians who are eligible to work in Canada to apply!

 

We sincerely thank all candidates for their interest, however, please note that only applicants selected for further consideration will be contacted. If selected for an interview or testing, please advise us if you require an accommodation.

 

Job Requisition ID: 5462  

Language Designation: English Essential 

Language Skill Levels (Read/Write/Speak): ZZZ 

Travel Requirement: Limited 

Office Location: Calgary (AB); Halifax (NS); Montreal (QC); Ottawa (ON); Toronto (ON); Vancouver (BC)

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